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The Medical Board of California has launched an investigation into a string of 16 fatal overdoses tied to powerful narcotics prescribed by a prominent Orange County physician. Dr. Van Vu, a pain management specialist in Huntington Beach, was featured in...
Reports: Initial jobless claims for week ended April 20, 7:30 a.m.; Mortgage rates for week ended April 25, 9 a.m.; Natural gas inventories for week ended April 20, 9:30 a.m.; Kansas City Fed manufacturing index for April, 10 a.m. Local earnings:...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Have a heart problem? If it's fixable, there's a good chance it can be done without surgery, using tiny tools and devices that are pushed through tubes into blood vessels. Heart care is in the midst of a transformation. Many...
Rebecca Frost got her first defibrillator in 2002, after she collapsed from cardiac arrest in the parking lot of a Walmart near Asheville, N.C. The battery-powered device, implanted in her chest, monitored the rhythm of her heart. Over the next year, it...
The New York Times News ServiceOn a recent Monday, Helen Elzo got a call from her doctor's office. A device implanted in her heart was not functioning. She needed to go to the hospital and have it replaced. She was aghast—her heart is damaged and, at any time, can start...
NEW YORK — Corporate deals and strong earnings have propelled stocks higher in recent months, and more of each came on Tuesday. Microsoft Inc. said it would buy Internet telephone service Skype for $8.5 billion in cash. Companies have built up a...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES -- Many people complain of aches and pains from time to time but imagine being in pain constantly. 75 million people suffer from chronic pain. In fact according to a new study it is the leading cause of disability and loss of work. For people...
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Chicago TribuneMonday: -- Earnings: Altera Corp.; American Express Co.; Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Avaya Inc.; BellSouth Corp.; Centex Corp.; Kraft Foods Inc.; Pactiv Corp.; Quest Diagnostics Inc.; SanDisk Corp.; Texas Instruments Inc. Tuesday: -- July consumer...
The low participation among women in clinical trials for popular artery-clearing heart stent devices is among the key interests of a study by North Chicago-based drug and medical device-maker Abbott Laboratories. Although the study could one day be a...
Times Staff WriterStart your day with the latest health headlines. Each morning, you'll find links to the newest articles on medicine, health and wellness -- the information you need to stay informed. -------------------- A genetic match to the strain responsible for...
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